Antique Glossary: Firearms

As intrinsically pleasing and attractive on visceral level as antique weaponry is, if you want to collect them or evaluate grandma‚Äôs collection you have to know a fair amount of jargon. Understanding the basic description of a gun sold on Ebay or similar online auction will help the fledgling arms collector make a . . . → Read More: Antique Glossary: Firearms

The Snaphaunce, Queen Anne, and other Antique Pistols

Once a collector or someone interested in becoming a collector gains a basic understanding of the evolution of firearms from hand cannons, to matchlock, to flintlock they are ready to begin accumulating more specific knowledge. It is now time to learn about the in between steps in gun development as well as the . . . → Read More: The Snaphaunce, Queen Anne, and other Antique Pistols